... but I've been reading a lot about Boko Haram and Nigeria lately (from big name places and small) and I think I could write a good post on the conflict with a lot of sources.

My questions are:

1) Has this been written about enough that there's no interest/appetite for me to write on it? There are some older articles, but the amount of "ink" poured into this subject in the past few days is substantial.


2) Does the fact that I'm a white man matter on whether I should or shouldn't write about Nigeria?

3) This idea kind of comes from the Gawker recruit post, where they mentioned the possibility of a war/conflict blog. I don't have the time or belief in my writing skills to even consider trying to run a recruit blog, but the various conflicts around the world have always been interesting to me (sad, usually, but interesting). Would there be interest in me writing about other conflicts, especially those that don't get much attention in the mainstream Western media?

Thanks for your responses.